TITLE

THE NEED FOR SPEED

AUTHOR(S)
Hettrick, Scott
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/22/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 16, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs on DirecTV's entry into the high-speed Internet access and broadband services market in the United States after parent Hughes Electronics bought national DSL service provider Telocity. Move designed to enable the firm to compete with cable systems; Long-term plan to become a complete provider of digital services in the home.
ACCESSION #
3925993

 

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